Kohler-cadmore and Clarke fined for Whatsapp chat
Joe Clarke and Tom Kohler-cadmore have been found guilty of bringing the game into disrepute and issued a public apology for being part of a Whatsapp group that exchanged disrespectful messages about women.
Clarke, 23, and Kohler-cadmore, 24, were fined £2,000 and suspended for four matches by an England and Wales Cricket Board tribunal. Their suspensions were viewed as having been served already after they were dropped from the England Lions tour in the winter when the evidence emerged during the rape trial of their former Worcestershire team-mate Alex Hepburn.
Clarke and Kohler-cadmore were not on trial and there is no suggestion they committed a crime but the ECB took action after reviewing evidence from the case.
Clarke, who plays for Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire’s Kohlercadmore both issued statements regretting their involvement in the Whatsapp group and wishing to put it behind them.